MaríaTeresa D'Azucena was born in El Salvador. She studied in Colegio La Asuncion. Obtain her Bachelor Degree in Education in “Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador. She successfully owned and ran a Pre-school named “Las Abejitas”.
In 1991 she moved with her family to Miami Florida and began her art training under the tutelage of several great well known artists, Alberto Pancorbo and Baruk Salinas AT MIAMI DADE COLLEGE where she discovered her style and expressive form.
As a contemporary Artist Maria Teresa is using the oil and acrylic technique to create mix media paintings in a unique passionate style. She enjoys abstract, impressionist as well as contemporary figurative, her source of inspiration came from her feelings and figures from her Latin American culture. Whatever Maria Teresa is painting she is interested in the way light and shadow play off the surface of the objects, their color, value, texture and forms.
Her Vibrant colorful work has been exhibited in various group and Solo shows, national and international like Luxemburg, Paris France Barcelona Spain,New York, Florida, California, Panama, Jamaica, Colombia, El Salvador where she has been recognized for her work. She has also been featured in calendars, magazines, news paper and books, for public and private non-profit foundations. She was chosen to be part of the permanent FIU HONORS COLLEGE ART COLLECTION.
She has been represented by Galleria 1 2 3, Uremia’s Gallery in El Salvador, Galleria Artegma and Weil Gallery in Panama, IKARUS Gallery and Cultural Program in New York, GUARD Gallery and Art Expressions Gallery in Fort Lauderdale., Blink Group Gallery and Contemporary Art Projects USA. Masterpiece Gallery in Texas,USA.
She has exhibited in all Art Districts in Miami. In Wynwood, Zadok Gallery, Manuel Torres Art, Nina Torres Gallery and Art Center Gallery.
In Coral Gables, Museum of Coral Gables and Cuatro Art Space.
In BRAD District she has exhibit in White Gallery, Valmar and Mano Gallery.
Noches Culturales en Calle Ocho, Cremata Gallery.
She also exhibited in prestigious places as, Miami Dade College West Campus gallery ,Barry University, Kaiser University, Miami Hispanic Arts Center, The Wirtz Gallery, The Koubek Art Center, Deering State Gallery. Contemporary art projects, Blink art group.,Seafair Mega Yacht
The later exhibitions were in Seafair Mega Yacht art show, SPECTRUM, RED DOT, COMPTEX during ART BASEL week.
Maria Teresa thinks that Fine Art is a powerful dimension of communication, it is a unique way to touch someone feelings, for her it is an extraordinary opportunity to express herself and let the viewer enjoy. She will learning from art and wishing never to graduate.
Currently she is working as Assistant to the Director of Contemporary Art Projects U.S.A. Also she is teaching art for children and adults in her Studio. SPOT4ART